Joseph W. Williams

1778–13 September 1854 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph W.

Joseph W. Williams was born in 1778, in Virginia, United States as the son of Rawleigh Williams and Mrs. Williams. He married Sally Proctor Williams on 16 November 1809, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Western District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 13 September 1854, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joseph W. Williams
1778–1854
Sally Proctor Williams
1778–1853
Marriage: 16 November 1809
James W. Williams
1800–1882
Phebe Williams
1806–1870
Sarah Elizabeth Williams
1810–1870
Jane Williams
1813–1860
Samuel Williams
1813–1885
Neriah Neri Williams
1815–1897
John Williams
1817–
Catherine Williams
1820–
Isaac Williams
1822–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1809Henry, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 2
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 3
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 22
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Sources (5)

    • Joseph Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joseph Williams in entry for Nuri Williams, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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